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The HENNINGS surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 3,117 9570 0.001 12
United States (1880 census) 480 9995 0.001 10
Change since 1880 +2637 +425 0 +2
Other Countries
Australia 82 16980 0.001 5
United Kingdom 155 19091 0.000 3
Top States for HENNINGS by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 371 7482 0.001 11
Iowa 302 1167 0.010 103
Illinois 225 5913 0.002 18
New York 164 11829 0.001 9
Washington 148 5086 0.003 25
Top States for HENNINGS by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Iowa 302 1167 0.010 103
Nebraska 111 1995 0.006 65
North Dakota 38 2953 0.006 59
South Dakota 43 2973 0.006 57
Wyoming 19 3680 0.004 38


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called HENNINGS live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called HENNINGS represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called HENNINGS in California than any other state, but you are more likely to find a HENNINGS by picking someone at random in Iowa than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of HENNINGS

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: From name of parent

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the HENNINGS surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the HENNINGS surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of HENNINGS in the USA

Classification Total Percent
Black/African American 422 13.54
White (Hispanic) 71 2.28
Mixed Race 65 2.09
Asian/Pacific 28 0.9
Native American/Alaskan 5 0.16
White (Caucasian) 2,526 81.04

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the HENNINGS surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of HENNINGS in historical publications

Sorry, we don't have any information on the meaning of HENNINGS.

Similar names to HENNINGS

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as HENNINGS.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for HENNINGS

The following words are slight variants of HENNINGS that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.